Lockheed Martin Launches Skyline Enterprise™ To Improve International Air Traffic Management

CANBERRA, Feb. 7, 2013 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has officially launched in Canberra - SkyLine Enterprise™ - an innovative platform to enhance the safety and efficiency of international air traffic management.  The announcement was made during a media briefing in advance of the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition.  Lockheed Martin will offer SkyLine Enterprise ™ as its solution for Australia’s Airservices/Department of Defence ‘oneSky Australia’ procurement to combine civil and military air traffic control.

“After more than 50 years of air traffic management experience,  Lockheed Martin begins the next chapter by making SkyLine Enterprise available to the Australian and international air traffic management communities,” said Sandy Samuel, vice president, Lockheed Martin Transportation Solutions. “SkyLine Enterprise is a cost-effective and comprehensive air traffic management solution that enhances safety, reduces flight delays, saves fuel and reduces environmental impacts.”

SkyLine Enterprise is field proven with military and civilian operators. Its components provide a flexible array of air traffic management capabilities that were developed in part with Adacel Technologies Limited, an Australian corporation.  The platform’s airspace management tools are supported by a flight data processing system. This enables airlines and other users to fly their preferred routes, enhancing on-time performance and fuel efficiency. Skyline Enterprise also includes a sophisticated tool that searches for situations in an aircraft’s flight path that could cause a delay or pose a danger, even in areas where there is no coverage from surveillance systems, such as radar and automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast systems. 

SkyLine Enterprise has adaptable parameters and can be tailored to the needs of a broad range of customers.  Its capabilities align with International Civil Aviation Organization’s Aviation System Block Upgrades, ensuring customers adhere to the latest standards.

Lockheed Martin will provide demonstrations of SkyLine Enterprise at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition (Avalon 2013) near Geelong, Australia from Feb. 26 through March 1.  The Lockheed Martin demonstration, located in booth 3L9 in Hall C, will showcase the system’s key capabilities. 

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services.  The Corporation’s net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.